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Family Review of Kinkakuji (Temple of the Golden Pavilion)

Away Travel Expert: Robin McKelvie
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FamilyExpert Rating 5.0 out of 5 Recommended for:
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Kyoto's famous Temple of the Golden Pavilion is up there on most visitors' must-see lists, and it is easy to understand why. Set against a backdrop of large bonsai trees, this golden Zen temple—dedicated to Kannon, the Buddhist goddess of

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Parking: Daily 9am-5pm
Price: Admission ¥400 ($3.35/£1.65) adults, ¥300 ($2.50/£1.25) children

Visitor Information

Telephone Number: 075/461-0013
Transportation: Bus: 12, 59, 101, 102, 204, or 205 to Kinkakuji-michi (3 min.)
Price Information: Admission ¥400 ($3.35/£1.65) adults, ¥300 ($2.50/£1.25) children
The details, dates, and prices mentioned here were accurate at the time of publication.

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